P. Bobby Shukla

P. Bobby Shukla

Attorney
Location:
San Francisco, California
Phone:
415-986-1338
Fax:
415-986-1231
Email:

P. Bobby Shukla is the principal at Shukla Law. She has been recognized by Super Lawyers every year since 2009 and named one of the Top Women Attorneys in Northern California since 2012.

Ms. Shukla currently serves on the Board of the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association and is the Editor of its publication, The Trial Lawyer. She also currently serves on the Board of the National Lawyers Guild Foundation. She is a former Vice President of the Bay Area chapter of the National Lawyers Guild and served on its Board for several years. Ms. Shukla is also a recipient of the Wiley W. Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal Services.

Ms. Shukla is a graduate of the University of California, Hastings College of Law where she was a founding member of the Hastings Race and Poverty Law Journal. She is fluent in Hindi and proficient in Spanish and Portuguese. She began practicing law in 2003.

 

Areas of Practice

  • Employment for Employees

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit

Education

  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Public Interest Law Scholar
    • Law Review: Hastings Race and Poverty Law Journal, Founding member, 2001 - 2003
  • University of California, Santa Barbara, California
    • B.A. - 1998
    • Honors: Dean's List

Classes/Seminars

  • Recent Speaking Engagements
  • Proving Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Claims in Employment, California Alliance of Paralegals Conference, June 2019
  • Preparing for Trial (3-part series), San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, June 2019
  • Damages in Employment Law, San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, April 2019
  • Essential Testimony Tips for Expert Witnesses, Forensic Experts Witness Association National Convention, April 2019
  • Employment Law Update and Proposed Changes to Title XI: Due Process or Undue Trauma, San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, March 2019
  • Common Traps in Discovery and How to Avoid Them, Consumer Attorneys of California Convention, November 2018
  • Advanced Testimony Skills for Experts of All Disciplines and Levels of Experience, Forensic Experts Witness Association, October 2018
  • Recent Wins and Losses: Lessons Learned, San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, May 2018
  • Juries in the Age of Trump, National Lawyers Guild, San Francisco Chapter, January 2018
  • Tips and Strategies for Your Next Voir Dire, Continuing Education of the Bar, June 2017

Honors and Awards

  • Northern California Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers, 2016 - Present
  • Top Women Attorneys in Northern California, 2012 - Present
  • Northern California Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2009 - 2015
  • Wiley W. Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal Service, 2010 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, Board Member 2016 - Present
  • National Lawyers Guild, Bay Area Chapter, Vice President, 2011-2013, Board Member 2007-2013, Foundation Board Member, 2014 - Present
  • California Employment Lawyer Association

Pro Bono Activities

  • Legal Aid Society - Employment Law Center, Volunteer Attorney
  • Alameda County Bar Association's Volunteer Legal Services Pro Bono Lawyer
  • National Lawyers Guild, Legal Observer, 2007 - Present

Languages

  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese